Travatan

Travatan

travoprost

Manufacturer:

Novartis

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Firma Chun Cheong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Travoprost
Indications/Uses
Reduction of elevated IOP in patients w/ ocular HTN or open-angle glaucoma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & elderly 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once daily, preferably in evening.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
May gradually change eye colour, & increase length, thickness, pigmentation &/or number of lashes; periorbital &/or eyelid skin darkening. Use w/ care in patients w/ active intraocular inflammation. Aphakic patients, pseudophakic patients w/ a torn posterior lens capsule or anterior chamber lenses, or patients w/ known risk factors for cystoid macular oedema; known predisposing risk factors for iritis/uveitis. Avoid skin contact. Remove contact lenses prior to application, reinsert after 15 min. Contains propylene glycol & polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil 40. May affect ability to drive & operate machinery due to blurring of vision & other visual disturbances. Women of child-bearing potential, pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Ocular hyperaemia. Iris hyperpigmentation, eye pain, ocular discomfort, dry eye, eye pruritus, eye irritation.
ATC Classification
S01EE04 - travoprost ; Belongs to the class of prostaglandin analogues. Used in the treatment of glaucoma.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Travatan eye drops 40 mcg/mL
Packing/Price
2.5 mL x 1's
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